Often the preferred treatment is to let the condition resolve itself. However, especially in adults, the bumps are often removed surgically to prevent transmission. Methods used include:
Medications used to remove warts may also be recommended.
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Without treatment, healthy people can have symptoms disappear in 6-12 months. However, the virus itself may stay in the person's body for many years.
As the virus is easily spread and not generally covered by condoms, sexual activity should be avoided until all symptoms are resolved.
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